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Dr. Horacio Capote

Psychiatry
Holtsville, NY
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Psychiatry

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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
See Your PCP: Retrograde ejaculation can be a side effect of medication although it happens in other contexts as well. Start out with getting a good evaluation fir... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Stop drinking: See your doctor soon to evaluate what's going on with your gastrointestinal system. Meanwhile, stop drinking as the alcohol can irritate the lining o... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Possibly: It depends on how severe that person's dementia is. It sounds like you are describing someone who has had dementia for a while. The important thing i... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
See your PCP: See your primary care provider & share this information with her/him. You could have anything from a depression to a vitamin deficiency to a memory d... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
See Your Doc: Incontinence is never normal & needs to be evaluated. I don't know of any connection to asperger's.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
No: Prozac's generic name is fluoxetine which sounds a little like flourine. To my knowledge, Prozac does not contain flourine.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
NO: You may want to reconsider a relationship that has you wondering about your own health though...
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Call your dentist : This could be a complication. Make sure you notify your dentist ;/or primary care doctor.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Varies: Most people are diagnosed already in the moderate stages. From diagnosis most live about 12 years. You mention blood pressure so there may also be s... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
NO. call the surgeon: Pain at an incision site is never good. Get it checked out soon.
A 31-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
It Doesn't: Strattera (atomoxetine) is not know for causing weight loss. Fortunately, it also doesn't cause weight gain.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Hard to Tell: It is easier to identify in little kids that have characteristic facial features. But as people grow it becomes harder. There is also a range of FAS -... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
YES: Tranquilizers a central nervous system depressants & certainly do decrease your respiratory drive.
A 29-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Probably Several: I know of two: chamomile tea & kava-kava. I believe there may even be a double-blind placebo controlled trial for kava-kava.
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Yes: As far as i know, this is the only use for it.
A 26-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
It's probably OK: Feeling a mild sense of dissociation after meditating is probably ok. It's not surprising that this deep sense of relaxation would feel so different ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
What have you used?: Most substances can be detected in the urine.
A 21-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Shortens It: Heroine addiction makes it more likely that an individual contract HIV & hepatitis c. It also makes one less likely to engage in regular health maint... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Find a Good Doc: For my family i would concern myself with finding a good physician that is accomplished in dealing with dementia. It is likely that s/he will be awar... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
See your Neurologist: It sounds like you may need a sleep study & further evaluation. For instance if you have sleep apnea, you may be at risk for further cerebral vascula... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Depends: Depends on how frequently they occur & the degree to which they interfere with your daily function.
A 29-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Possibly Gallbladder: If the meals contain fat, it could be related to gallbladder problems. You could also have some kind of a stricture in the esophagus. In either case... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Get Help: A true overdose is a medical emergency requiring immediate attention. After the emergency is over, then we look to find out how it happened. Is this ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Sure: Many things can contribute: poor sleep, poor nutrition, lack of exercise, using stimulants like caffeine, nicotine, or substances (either stimulating ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Depends: Since thc (the active ingredient in marijuana) binds to fat, it depends on you much fat you have, how much you use, & how physically active you are. ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
It Varies: Nowadays this is called dissociative personality disorder. It is exceedingly rare. One would expect these people to have been seriously victimized dur... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
See a Doctor: Not sure what alganax is. You need a thorough evaluation asap. Meanwhile, melatonin may help a bit but don't do this instead of being seen.
A member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Yes: Make sure you follow the instructions for best results. In general, what you find in the package insert is what was proven to the fda upon submission... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Many Reasons: Language barriers, hearing problems, vitamin deficiencies, & thyroid problems are just a few of the issues that could be at play. If it is detracting ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Sounds Like It: Get a thorough evaluation so you can begin to get help.
A 18-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
See a Professional: In the long run, it's important for him to get help & avoid these symptoms altogether. Meanwhile, pay attention to sleep hygiene --- avoid caffeine &... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Neuroscientists Too: As it turns out, this may be important for the prevention of strokes as well as cardiovascular disease. As such, a neurologist or neuropsychiatrist ma... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Not Very: Unfortunately, fibromyalgia is a chronic disease (like diabetes) that we manage but never cure. That being said, it can be managed very well so that ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Adrenaline: Our body responds to fear with a release of adrenaline. Adrenaline (the flight or fight hormone) prepares our body for an emergency by decreasing the... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Toxic Chemicals: Inhaling fumes perhaps occupationally or recreationally could do it. Exposure to toxic chemicals. Your hematologist will be best able to guide you. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Not Common: This is just not a popular drug of abuse lately. Although, there may be some areas where it is more popular. Regardless of how common it is. It is sti... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Most Definitely: In fact, before we could synthetically produce such enzymes, papaya was a source of digestive enzymes. You may have noticed that when consumed after ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
We're Getting There: We do not have a cure for alzheimer's yet but we sure do understand it a whole lot better than we did. Early screening for any signs of cognitive de... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Sure: Phentermine is a stimulant & fully capable of being the source of addiction. There is a difference between physiological tolerance &/or withdrawal -v... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
By-products?: Amyloid accumulates in neurons to become the plaques that are the tell tale sign of alzheimer's disease under the microscope. Although a fair amount o... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
There's a New One: Besides the expected mild, moderate, & severe, there is now officially a 4th category --- mild cognitive impairment (mci). This is a stage before mil... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Possibly: Like many medical conditions, alzheimer's disease is the result of the interplay between genes & behavior. Presumably you can have really bad genes t... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
No: This question seems to presuppose that most alzheimer's disease is genetic. Only about 3 to 5% of alzheimer's disease is of the hereditary variety. Mo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Yes: Genetic alzheimer's disease tends to hit early (mid fifties). If your family members are getting it in their eighties, then they're just like everyone... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Psychiatry
Maybe: There is now a pet scan material called Amyvid that can reportedly show the amyloid deposition in your brain possibly 20 years before any symptoms beg... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Several Things: Get a thorough evaluation from a neurologist. This could be anything from a vitamin deficiency to an atypical type of migraine.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Just be Honest: Your doctor will not be surprised that some medications don't work well enough for a particular person. She may need to adjust the dose, switch to so... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Usually Lifelong: Assuming that the diagnosis is correct, paranoid schizophrenia is a lifelong condition like diabetes which we manage but never actually cure.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Possibly: On the other hand, if it works well for you, check out the Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) website. Pharmaceutical companies often have coupons available t... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
Yes: 98.6 degrees is normal body temperature & it is not considered a fever until you reach 101. I have not known wellbutrin (bupropion) to cause this kin... Read More

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Dr. Capote is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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i visited cardiologist and my heart was fine. but i had a baby after that and it been 2 years since my last evaluation, and in two weeks im going to do some test, ecg, echo, blood test etc, but someti...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! I've seen the paeds didn't know what it was initially.He taught it's seizure.. But MRI scan n EEG is normal.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I care for a client in home care need more sleep. Thank you for your help!

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